TITLE

Report: Suspensions widen achievement gap

AUTHOR(S)
DeNisco, Alison
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
District Administration;Nov2015, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report titled "Are We Closing the School Discipline Gap?," by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Topics discussed include a discipline gap in the suspension rates between African American students and students with disabilities, the comment of Daniel Losen of the center on the use of suspension for minor offenses of students, and a chart showing the suspension rates by race or ethnicity.
ACCESSION #
110662756

 

Related Articles

  • Blacks Bear Brunt of School Suspensions. Hunt, Jazelle // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;3/4/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p7 

    The article presents a report by Civil Rights Project at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), which revealed increase in public school suspension between 2011-2012 school year, which is greatly contributed by African American students.

  • Policy Fight Brews Over Discipline. Shah, Nirvi // Education Week;10/12/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1 

    The article discusses a report regarding zero-tolerance policies for school discipline in the U.S., completed by researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles' Civil Rights Project. According to the report, the rate of out-of-school suspensions for Hispanic and African American...

  • DISCIPLINE DISPARITIES. SACKS, HANNAH ROSE // Education Week;5/16/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 31, p5 

    The article discusses the report "Colorado Disciplinary Practices, 2009-2010: Disciplinary Actions, Student Behaviors, Race, and Gender," by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder, revealing that suspensions are the most common type of disciplinary action...

  • Inequities Abound for Black Students in Public Schools. Rowley, Dorothy // Washington Informer;3/15/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 22, p21 

    The article provides information on the study "Part II of the 2009-10 Civil Rights Data Collection" conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, according to which blacks and Hispanic students face harsher discipline than whites in schools.

  • Assessing the Differential Impact of Contextual Factors on School Suspension for Black and White Students. Davis Ganao, Jessica S.; Suero Silvestre, Facelys; Glenn, Jonathan W. // Journal of Negro Education;Fall2013, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p393 

    Prior research on school suspension has presented clear evidence on the disproportional suspension of African Americans. In addition, prior research shows a connection between school suspension and contextual factors. However, little is understood regarding the link between contextual factors...

  • Removing Defiance: An Analysis of Disciplinary Referral Data of African American Children Within a Title 1 School. Dyke, J. // Journal of African American Studies;Mar2016, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p53 

    The research base establishing connections between children who identify as African American and increased disciplinary referrals due to defiance and/or insubordination has long been established. In August of 2014, the author was hired to serve as an assistant principal at a Title 1 urban public...

  • Suspension, Race, and Disability: Analysis of Statewide Practices and Reporting. Krezmien, Michael P.; Leone, Peter E.; Achilles, Georgianna M. // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Winter2006, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p217 

    This analysis of statewide suspension data from 1995 to 2003 in Maryland investigated disproportionate suspensions of minority students and students with disabilities. We found substantial increases in overall rates of suspensions from 1995 to 2003, as well as disproportionate rates of...

  • IDEA in pra ctice. Klotz, Mary Beth // Communique (0164775X);2011, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p6 

    The article focuses on the advocacy tools which are used by school psychologists to help students with learning disabilities and other disorders. As mentioned, to maintain discipline schools practice suspension or expulsion of students and this trend is more common towards African American...

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind? GARRETT, KRISTI // Education Digest;Mar2013, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p29 

    The article discusses the use of suspensions and expulsions in U.S. education, adapted from an article by Kristi Garret in the Winter 2012 issue of the periodical "California Schools."

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics